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Andrea Crivelli-Kovach

Andrea Crivelli-Kovach, American public health and nutrition consultant, educator.

Background

  • Crivelli-Kovach, Andrea was born on September 27, 1947 in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Albert Francis and Philomena Maria Crivelli.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Immaculata College, 1969. Master of Arts in Nutrition Education, Immaculata College, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Community Health, Temple University, 1995.

    Career

    • Information specialist E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, 1969-1983, contract information specialist, 1987-1991. Nutrition consultant Health Choices Unlimited, Media, Pennsylvania, since 1988. Assistant professor, community health coordinator Philadelphia College Osteopathic Medicine, 1994-1996.

      Research evaluation consultant Crivelli Associates, Media, Pennsylvania, since 1996. Assistant professor, director community health programs Arcadia University, Glenside, since 1996. Adjunct professor women's studies University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1996-2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of a measurement instrument to evaluate hospital breastfeeding policies based on the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund/World Health Organization baby-friendly hospital initiative. Research in cross-cultural international breastfeeding. Research in the role of community lay health advocates in empowering low income pregnant women.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal of Human Lactation, Birth, Journal Korean Academy Nursing, Journal Osteopathic Medicine.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chair Media Board of Health, since 1997. Deputy health officer Media Borough, 1994—1997. Member nutrition advisory board Nursing Mothers Network, Springfield.

    Member professional advisory board Breastfeeding Center Montana County, Women's Health and Environmental Network. Member American Dietetic Association, American Public Health Association, Society of Public Health Educators, Society of Nutrition Education (Delaware Valley chapter), Kappa Omicron Nu.

    Personality

    Interests

    Biking, swimming, boating, gardening, hiking, cross country skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Gerald Charles Scullin, April 24, 1971 (divorced 1980). Married Edward Raphael Kovach, August 6, 1982.
    • father: Albert Francis
    • mother: Philomena Maria Crivelli
    • spouses: Gerald Charles Scullin
    • Edward Raphael Kovach
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    Born September 27, 1947
    (age 70)
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